Hummus Attempt No. 1

Sunset Vegetarian Cooking

1 can (15 oz) garbanzos

1/4 cup sesame seeds

1-2 tablespoons olive oil

3 tablespoons lemon juice

1 large clove garlic, cut in thirds

1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

Salt & pepper

Toast sesame seeds in small frying pan until barely golden. Drain garbanzos, reserving liquid. Put garbanzos into a blender or food processor. Add sesame seeds, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, cumin, and 1/4 cup of the garbanzo liquid. Whirl, adding more garbanzo liquid if needed, until mixture is smooth and the consistency of heavy batter. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

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